Providing notice of patent and other legal rights, patent No. 8,239,935, invented by John W. Ogilvie of Salt Lake City, assigned to Lot 27 Acquisition Foundation LLC of Wilmington, Del.
Wire-gate carabiner, patent No. 8,234,761, invented by Peter T. Gompert of Huntsville, Jacob Hall of Draper, Paul Terry of Park City, Benjamin Walker of Draper, and Bill Belcourt of Salt Lake City, assigned to Black Diamond Equipment Ltd. of Salt Lake City.
Apparatus for continuous measurement of heterogeneity of geomaterials, patent No. 8,234,912, invented by Roberto Suarez-Rivera of Salt Lake City, Sidney J. Green of Salt Lake City, Joel Wesley Martin of Farmington, and Robert Michael Griffin of Salt Lake City, assigned to TerraTek Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Methods of displacing movable partitions including a lateral restraint, patent No. 8,235,085, invented by W. Michael Coleman of Salt Lake City, and Michael D. George of Kaysville, assigned to Won-Door Corporation of Salt Lake City.
Apparatus and method for installing ground anchoring systems, patent No. 8,235,147, invented by Ben L. Seegmiller of Salt Lake City.
Mill liner for a grinding mill, patent No. 8,235,318, invented by David Timm of Draper, Neil Hirschi of Riverton, Todd Moir of Powassan, Calif., and Bob Ecoff of West Valley City, assigned to Weir Slurry Group, Inc. of Madison, Wis.
Textile gas guides for use with inflatable cushions, patent No. 8,235,415, invented by Kurt L. Gamill of Layton, and Bryan Walston of Perry, assigned to Autoliv ASP, Inc. of Ogden.
System and method for detecting and remediating contamination, patent No. 8,235,627, invented by Mark T. Ellis of Lehi, Son Q. Le of Orem, and Larry J. Davis of Woodland Hills.
Ventricular assist device and related methods, patent No. 8,235,885, invented by Brian K. Whisenant of Salt Lake City, and Scott D. Miles of Sandy, assigned to Coherex Medical, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Catheter connection systems, patent No. 8,235,971, invented by Mark A. Christensen of Salt Lake City, and William R. Barron of Riverton, assigned to C. R. Bard, Inc. of Murray Hill, N.J.
Systems and methods for reduction of atrial fibrillation, patent No. 8,235,988, invented by Clark C. Davis of Holladay, Richard J. Linder of Sandy, Scott D. Miles of Sandy, and Daryl R. Edmiston of Draper, assigned to Coherex Medical, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Tethered joint bearing implants and systems, patent No. 8,236,060, invented by Daniel F. Justin of Logan, E. Marlowe Goble of Alta, Wyo., Robert A. Hodorek of Warsaw, Ind., Joel Dever of Providence, Daniel J. Triplett of Providence, and Gordon J. Baker of Nibley, assigned to Zimmer, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
Superabrasive elements, methods of manufacturing, and drill bits including same, patent No. 8,236,074, invented by Kenneth E. Bertagnolli of Riverton, and David P. Miess of Highland, assigned to US Synthetic Corporation of Orem.
Reverse osmosis water recover method, patent No. 8,236,178, invented by Thomas A. Ruehr of Moraga, Calif., and Terry R. Gong of Moraga, Calif., assigned to Earth Renaissance Technologies, LLC of Salt Lake City.
Power MOSFET having a strained channel in a semiconductor heterostructure on metal substrate, patent No. 8,237,195, invented by Tat Ngai of Austin, Texas, Qi Wang of Sandy, and Joelle Sharp of Herriman, assigned to Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation of South Portland, Maine.
Changing communication priorities for downhole LWD/MWD applications, patent No. 8,237,584, invented by David R. Hall of Provo, Christopher Durrand of Pleasant Grove, and Brad Barger of Provo, assigned to Schlumberger Technology Corporation of Houston, Texas.
Tracing of shader-generated ray groups using coupled intersection testing, patent No. 8,237,711, invented by James Alexander McCombe of San Francisco, Calif., Ryan R. Salsbury of San Francisco, Calif., and Luke Tilman Peterson of Park City, assigned to Caustic Graphics, Inc. of San Francisco, Calif.
Method and apparatus for supplying and switching power, patent No. 8,238,127, invented by Laurence P. Sadwick of Salt Lake City, and Mohammad M. Mojarradi of La Canada, Calif.
Method for detecting and resolving a partition condition in a cluster, patent No. 8,239,518, invented by Robert Wipfel of Sandy, and Ranjan K. Gupta of Salt Lake City, assigned to EMC Corporation of Hopkinton, Mass.
Dynamic variables for tracking wireless device website usage, patent No. 8,239,522, invented by Chris Luby of Lehl, and Brett Michael Error of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Adobe Systems Incorporated of San Jose, Calif.
Network architecture with load balancing, fault tolerance and distributed querying, patent No. 8,239,535, invented by Christopher Reid Error of Orem, and Michael Paul Bailey of Provo, assigned to Adobe Systems Incorporated of San Jose, Calif.
Apparatus, system, and method for bad block remapping, patent No. 8,239,714, invented by David Flynn of Sandy, John Strasser of Syracuse, John Thatcher of Liberty Lake, David Atkisson of Draper, Michael Zappe of Arvada, Colo., Joshua Aune of South Jordan, and Kevin Vigor of Salt Lake City, assigned to Fusion-io, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Method and system for synthesizing relative timing constraints on an integrated circuit design to facilitate timing verification, patent No. 8,239,796, invented by Kenneth S. Stevens of Brighton, and Yang Xu of Salt Lake City, assigned to the University of Utah of Salt Lake City.
Dynamic data restructuring method and system, patent No. 8,239,825, invented by Gregory Jensen Boss of American Fork, Yen-Fu Chen of Austin, Texas, Rick Allen Hamilton, II of Charlottesville, Va., and Hari Shankar of Morrisville, N.C., assigned to International Business Machines Corporation of Armonk, N.Y.
Blending jar with scraper apparatus, patent No. D664,808, invented by Thomas D. Dickson, Jr. of Orem, David J. Throckmorton of Mapleton, Sterling O. Kingdon of Cedar Hills, Mark W. McLane of Lehi, and Kory B. Robins of Draper, assigned to K-Tec, Inc. of Orem.
Cord wrap base, patent No. D664,833, invented by Scott K. Warner of Lehi, assigned to Semco Plastic Company of St. Louis, Mo.
French curve lighting fixture, patent No. D665,120, invented by Michael Damen of Rochetoirin, France, and Guillaume Martin of Rochetoirin, France, assigned to 3Form, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Double-tier folded resin sheet array, patent No. D665,121, invented by Ryan Grey Smith of Seattle, Wash., assigned to 3form, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Everett Robinson, an attorney registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, compiles this list weekly for The Salt Lake Tribune. Robinson can be reached at 801-649-5858. For more patents, see the Money page at sltrib.com, go to Sections on the left-hand side and click Patents.